Tech Tools Trends 2015 – Cynthia Dudenhoffer – Presentation (with all the hyperlinks)
Cynthia started by saying this was a research based talk – “there’s a lot of crap out there.” More critical about what she shares.
Data Visualization – (dissertation topic): enable, ask, inform, see, relationships, highlight. Present the information visually, with meaning and thoughtfulness
- Taxonomy: London hipster coffeeshop names – won an award. beautiful.net. Connections of library systems example
- Health Information: Plot medical outbreaks on a map tons end out vaccines. Crowd source tool – get info immediately and share in a meaningful way
- Library Data Visualization Data plots for circulation by region, state circa data, play with it – great ways to work the data to share with Board and commissioners
- Game of Thrones: Relationships decoded – very cool. (sex one, too)
- tableau.com – vaccine map – upload data sets
- Google sheets/fusion tables
- Flowing Data has education data
- statistics.com – training offered
Convince your board of anything if you give them a pretty enough picture.
Digital Collections – Content and projects to share docs and pics
- DPLA – app section useful to search by color, for example
- Serendiptomatic – aggregator (like wordle but an image search that pulls images from other sources of image collections) Metadata attached to them.
- Kngine – new type of search engine by asking questions. Separates content out by images, articles, answers – strips out all ads – great research starter
- Omeka – Digital content place and make exhibits online for free (or a hosted version)
- OpenCollections – better for libraries that have a programmer
- Google cardboard – google explorations teams up with nasa – look and see into space. Teen program idea. Augmented reality affordable and educational accessible. Libraries count for the apps.
- Aurasma – video tutorial tool for iPhone (app) – notate a picture. Easy to use. Library tour idea.
- Chromville – program idea for technology with iPads – free, color, change the world with the colored pages
- Shelfari – digital bookshelf images to highlight a collection
- Icanhazpdf – twitter hashtag – articles will be tweeted back to you and works really well. Crowdsourced ILL.
- ExplainEverything – white board app to notate and record voice to make tutorials (college class example)
- DigitalPassPort – Digital citizenship tool – safe online – prepare for the internet
- Pinterest – students use it to store citations – just use what they already use
- SubText/AR360 – bought by accelerated reader
- Biblionasium – gam-ifies reading for kids 7-13 year olds. Badges, etc.
- WhatWasThere – GIS – stand in a place, and tells you the history!!! Philadelphia! You can add things, as well.
- WordLens/Google Translate – virtual reality – to translate signs in real time. JOAQUIN
- Paper – http://www.fiftythree.com/paper – list sharing, gesture-based, annotate, take notes, share accounts to many people, grab images or pieces.
- Poems by Heart – Produced by national council of English Language. to help children memorize – expose to classic literature and helps them. PROGRAM idea. UK tool. Her 7 year old son loves it
- ResearchReady – Craptest – web site test. evaluates websites. Good for students.
- Koma Koma – stop motion animator easy to use. record play back forward Cool little movies
- Crowdflik – GIS and aggregates – concert example, find other videos of events
- Stripdesigner – graphic novel comic book creator Templates, upload your own art
- printShop (Makerbot) – App to draw and then print 3D
- Lightbot – teach kids programming. Puzzle based games (like robot turtles). Looks like minecraft. Teaches general functions of programming
- MyBrushes – Painting app – options
- Canva – Online graphic designing tool. Fun.
- Scrapy – open source way to scrape data behind web searches. Like google analytics
- Buffer – Organize your social media accounts – dashboard, schedule, etc.
- SproutSocial – Proactive – use to monitor social media by topic and create an alert – trending topics to encourage you to post stuff.
- Topsy – 2006 Twitter archive. social media search engine.
- SocialMention – Search engine of real-time social media
- Storify – pull social media to make a story.
- Odyssey – GIS location based stories. Vacation example – notate.
- Veooz – News aggregator with social media. Beta but good.
- WWSGD – Seth Goden – Plug in for wordpress to remind you to thank you for commenting. Notices for web site – bring people back to the web site
- Trendsmap – social media and data and GIS – overlay twitter geographically in real-time. Syria, for example. No translator built in.
Mashable is where she learns about these things. Search in Veooz for social media trends. LifeHacker network gives ideas of new tech trends, too. Follow or get a news aggregator. Gizmodo, too, for tech side. Pocket plug-in. iPhone app to live in toolbar like pinterest. Daily Skim – sends you links to read later. Fee.ly
App – Poo Log – What’s Your Poo Telling you?